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Britain’s Covid cases drop by 13% in a week to 4,654 while deaths rise slightly to 23

Britain’s Covid cases drop by 13% in a week to 4,654 while deaths rise slightly to 23 Department of Health’s official fatality toll relies on registrations, meaning day-to-day counts can fluctuate Experts would be baffled by any genuine spike in deaths because infections have not spiralled out of control  It comes as Boris Johnson warned… Read More »

Time to double down — not let up, WHO chief scientist warns as Covid cases rise

The world needs to ramp up efforts to combat Covid-19 — and countries must not let their guard down, the World Health Organization’s chief scientist warned Monday as coronavirus cases around the world surge. “We’re at a very risky period,” said Dr. Soumya Swaminathan of the World Health Organization. “We need to double down, this is… Read More »

COVID Cases, Deaths Plummet in Nursing Homes After Vaccine Rollout

THURSDAY, Feb. 25, 2021 — In a hopeful turnaround during a long pandemic, U.S. nursing homes that were once the epicenter of coronavirus infections are now seeing both cases and deaths fall steeply as the country’s vaccination rollout starts to take hold. From late December to early February, new cases among U.S. nursing home residents… Read More »

UK: Black people less likely to be engaged in HIV care, with more cases of viral rebound

There are ethnic disparities in relation to two key indicators of the quality of HIV care, but there are no differences in viral suppression within a year of starting treatment, Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan told the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. Although the differences are not large, dealing with them is necessary if the… Read More »

Overnight retreat spurred 116 coronavirus cases after student developed symptoms: CDC report

An overnight retreat in Wisconsin this summer involving 152 high school-aged boys, counselors and staff resulted in 116 coronavirus infections after one student who had tested negative for the virus a week prior to the trip began exhibiting symptoms shortly after arrival. According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) case report, the… Read More »

Molina saw members return to care in Q3, braces for curtailment as cases spike again

Dive Brief: Despite a worsening pandemic in the U.S., Molina Healthcare reported profit and revenue increased about 6% and 18%, respectively, compared with the prior-year period. The results released Wednesday bested analyst expectations. Molina now insures a total of just over 4 million people across its government-sponsored health plans, marking a 21% growth in enrollment… Read More »